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Georgia and the American Experience (My State History) Ц Student Edition

 
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Great care and pride have been taken throughout each stage of development for "Georgia and the American Experience". The textbook is written in an interesting narrative style, richly illustrated, and meets ALL of the state’s standards. All books in the My State History series are arranged in chapters and sections with core skills emphasized in every chapter. Readers will find the textbook is filled with images that create interest and teach. There are also exercises and activities included in the book that are designed to further engage students.

Reading age for native speakers: Middle School students
CONTENTS

UNIT 1 Our Special State
Chapter 1 Where in the World is Georgia?
- Section 1 What is Geography?
- Section 2 Geographic Regions of Georgia
- Section 3 Georgia's Climate
Chapter 2 This Place We Call Home
- Section 1 Georgia's Flora and Fauna
- Section 2 Georgia's Natural Resources
- Section 3 Georgia's Waterways

UNIT 2 From Exploration Through Independence
Chapter 3 The Land and It's Early People, 10,000 B.C. - 1732 A.D.
- Section 1 How Did We Learn About the Earliest People?
- Section 2 Indian Nations in Georgia
Chapter 4 Settlement of the Thirteenth Colony, 1477 - 1752
- Section 1 An Age of Exploration
- Section 2 English Settlement of the New World
- Section 3 The Colonization of Georgia
- Section 4 Building a New Home
Chapter 5 From Royalty to Independence, 1752 - 1783
- Section 1 The Colonial Period
- Section 2 Georgia Becomes a Royal Colony
- Section 3 The Call for Independence
- Section 4 The Revolutionary War Period

UNIT 3 Testing a Nation
Chapter 6 An Age of Expansion, 1783 - 1838
- Section 1 Creating a New Government
- Section 2 Land Fever in Georgia
- Section 3 Economic Growth in Georgia
- Section 4 Georgia at the Dawn of a New Century
- Section 5 The War of 1812
- Section 6 Native Americans in Georgia
Chapter 7 The Antebellum Era, 1838 -1860
- Section 1 Manifest Destiny
- Section 2 Deepening Divisions
- Section 3 Slavery as a Way of Life
- Section 4 Antebellum Georgia
- Section 5 The Election of 1860
Chapter 8 A Nation in Conflict, 1860 - 1865
- Section 1 The Road to War
- Section 2 The War on the Battlefield
- Section 3 Life for the Civil War Soldier
- Section 4 Life During the Civil War

UNIT 4 A New Spirit
Chapter 9 Reconstruction and the New South, 1866 -1899
- Section 1 Lincoln and Construction
- Section 2 Reconstruction in Georgia
- Section 3 Georgia's Redemption Years
- Section 4 The New South
Chapter 10 The Progressive Era, 1889 - 1919
- Section 1 The Progressive Movement
- Section 2 Southern Politics in Action
- Section 3 The Continuing Fight for Civil Rights
- Section 4 Business in Georgia
- Section 5 World War I
Chapter 11 Flappers, Depression, and Global War, 1920 - 1945
- Section 1 The Roaring Twenties
- Section 2 The Great Depression
- Section 3 The New Deal
- Section 4 World War II

UNIT 5 Georgia in the Modern World
Chapter 12 Baby Boomers, Rebellion, and Wars, 1946 - 1979
- Section 1 The Postwar Period
- Section 2 Georgia After World War II
- Section 3 The Civil Rights Movement
- Section 4 A Period of Protest and Changes
Chapter 13 Peace, Prosperity, and Peril, 1980- 2005
- Section 1 The 1980's
- Section 2 The 1990's
- Section 3 Terrorism at Home and Abroad
- Section 4 Georgia in a New Century

UNIT 6 Making It All Work
Chapter 14 With Liberty and Justice - The Federal Government
- Section 1 Toward a New Constitution
- Section 2 The Legislative Branch of Government
- Section 3 The Executive Branch of Government
- Section 4 The Judicial Branch of Government
Chapter 15 Government of the Empire State
- Section 1 The Executive Branch of State Government
- Section 2 The Legislative Branch of State Government
- Section 3 The Judicial Branch of State Government
- Section 4 Young People and the Law
Chapter 16 Local Government and Citizenship
- Section 1 County Government
- Section 2 City Government
- Section 3 Where Do Georgia's Citizens Live?
- Section 4 Participation in a Representative Democracy

Appendices
Atlas of Georgia
Glossary
Index
Acknowledgments

 




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